Toleration is the best religion.
Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future.
What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love.
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
I consider myself a student of many religions. The more I learn, the more questions I have. For me, the spiritual quest will be a life-long work in progress.
To play June, I had an immediate connect with her background and culture. We grew up with the same religion and shared a lot of the same values of family and spirituality. But I was really so inspired by what a modern woman she was.
All religions must be tolerated... for... every man must get to heaven in his own way.
Yoga is not a religion-remember that. Yoga is not Hindu, it is not Mohammedan. Yoga is a pure science just like mathematics, physics or chemistry.
I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.
It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing.
He who possesses art and science has religion; he who does not possess them, needs religion.
All religions have been made by men.
The world is my country, science is my religion.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Billions of people don't practice a religion at all.
There is no religion in which everyday life is not considered a prison; there is no philosophy or ideology that does not think that we live in alienation.
Without philosophy man cannot know what he makes; without religion he cannot know why.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
Of course God is endlessly multi-dimensional so every religion that exists on earth represents some face, some side of God.
Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
The crises of modern man are to a large extent religious ones, insofar as they are an awakening of his awareness to an absence of meaning.
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.